• Asia markets sink after Fed hikes interest rates
Asia markets sink after Fed hikes interest rates

Therefore, a wait and watch view may be taken and the USA growth trajectory and inflation have to be monitored. "Today, we see growth moderating ahead". Gold is highly sensitive to rising interest rates, which lift the opportunity cost of holding non-yielding bullion. Fed officials made the decision amid mounting pressure from President Donald ...

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  • Japanese court denies extended detention of former Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn
Japanese court denies extended detention of former Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn

A Tokyo court had unexpectedly rejected prosecutors' request to extend Ghosn's detention a day earlier, which raised the possibility that he could go free on bail as early as Friday. Saikawa has emerged as a driving force in the investigation about the alleged wrongdoing by Ghosn and Kelly. Carlos Ghosn, chairman and CEO of the Renault-Nissan-M...

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  • Trump appears to back off his demand for $5B for border wall
Trump appears to back off his demand for $5B for border wall

It was not clear, however, whether Trump was referring to the funding bill that passed the Senate late on Wednesday that is to be debated by the House or Representatives or whether the warning was aimed at legislation Democrats might advance next year.

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  • GoFundMe launched by disabled veteran to fund Trump’s border wall surpasses $1M
GoFundMe launched by disabled veteran to fund Trump’s border wall surpasses $1M

Trump had previously said he would be "proud" to shut down the government to get his wall money. Far more money coming to the USA because of the tremendous dangers at the Border, including large scale criminal and drug inflow, the United States Military will build the Wall!' "Too many Americans have been murdered by illegal aliens and too many ille...

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  • The Last Key Death Cross Is Poised to Engulf the Stock Market
The Last Key Death Cross Is Poised to Engulf the Stock Market

President Donald Trump, who previously touted stock market gains during his presidency, has publicly urged the Federal Reserve to stop raising interest rates, which can slow economic growth. Copper skidded 3.3 percent to $2.66 a pound. Declining issues outnumbered advancing ones on the NYSE by a 1.14-to-1 ratio; on Nasdaq, a 1.43-to-1 ratio favor...

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  • Gatwick reopens after drones close runway for six hours
Gatwick reopens after drones close runway for six hours

Sussex Police launched an investigation and Gatwick promised to reopen the runway following "suitable reassurance". In a statement posted on Twitter, Gatwick said it was focusing on working with the airport community to catch up on the flight schedule.

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  • Czech government office stops using Huawei mobile phones
Czech government office stops using Huawei mobile phones

Chinese Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying told a regular briefing in Beijing on Wednesday that she wasn't aware of the report of a third detained Canadian. Entrepreneur Michael Spavor and Michael Kovrig , who is on a leave of absence from Global Affairs, remain in custody there. The latest detention, first reported by the National Post...

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  • Facebook Let Other Companies Read Your Private Messages
Facebook Let Other Companies Read Your Private Messages

For instance, an integration with Apple allowed iPhone users to link their Facebook calendars with their phone calendars, even if they had changed settings to disable all sharing. "RBC's use of the Facebook platform was limited to the development of a service that enabled clients to facilitate payment transactions to their Facebook friends", the ba...

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  • Elon Musk and Gayle King test drive his new Boring Company tunnel
Elon Musk and Gayle King test drive his new Boring Company tunnel

As well as Tesla cars that will transport pedestrians, Mr Musk said motorists would be able to drive their own vehicles into future tunnels, as long as they are modified to fit on its track - an upgrade that would cost between $200 and $300 (£158-237).

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  • Man tried to pay for McDonald's with bag of weed
Man tried to pay for McDonald's with bag of weed

The man drove off after employees refused the offer. Police say they noticed a heavy order of marijuana emitting from the vehicle and found approximately 11 grams of marijuana on Gallagher. He was transported to the St. Lucie County Jail for booking. But cops didn't see the amusing side, and Gallagher has now been charged with marijuana possess...

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  • Former NASA engineer outwits parcel thieves with elaborate glitter bomb
Former NASA engineer outwits parcel thieves with elaborate glitter bomb

A NASA engineer, who literally helped build a vehicle that drives on Mars , was the victim of a porch thief. Moral of the story: Don't steal other people's packages! "Something needs to be done to take a stance against dishonest punks like this", Rober said in a now-viral YouTube video.

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  • Trump pressures Fed ahead of meeting, warns against 'another mistake'
Trump pressures Fed ahead of meeting, warns against 'another mistake'

Take the Victory!,' tweeted Trump. "It is incredible that with a very strong dollar and virtually no inflation, the outside world blowing up around us, Paris burning and China way down, the Fed is even considering yet another interest rate hike".

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  • US lettuce, cauliflower products recalled in Canada
US lettuce, cauliflower products recalled in Canada

The company said the recall is of an abundance of caution, as the water from the reservoir is treated before coming into contact with harvested produce. A previous version of this story mistakenly said that Health Canada issued the recall . Farming, Inc.'s products. Farming at 805-925-0339. A full list of the tag numbers on the recalled products ...

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  • Parrot uses owner's Amazon Alexa to order items online
Parrot uses owner's Amazon Alexa to order items online

She also told the news outlet that Rocco and Alexa have a good relationship. While the owner is away, Rocco, the famed African grey parrot known for being foulmouthed, has been using Amazon Alexa to order snacks. Alexa returns Rocco's love by letting the bird use her for his shopping needs. "They chat away to each other all day", Wischnew...

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  • Google reveals plan for $1B NY expansion with new campus
Google reveals plan for $1B NY expansion with new campus

Google is investing more than $1 billion on a new campus in Manhattan - becoming the second major technology company after Amazon to pick the Big Apple to expand and create thousands of jobs. area, creating more than 25,000 jobs. "In fact, we're growing faster outside the Bay Area than within it". But it's not just the East Coast that is benefi...

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  • Renault: no wrongdoing by Ghosn in compensation
Renault: no wrongdoing by Ghosn in compensation

On Saturday, December 9th, Nissan said that they had been seeking to block their former chair, Brazilian-born, Carlos Ghosn's access to his apartment in Rio Di Janeiro, as he might have removed or destroyed any proof of his financial misconduct.

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  • Johnson & Johnson knew for decades that its baby powder has asbestos
Johnson & Johnson knew for decades that its baby powder has asbestos

Shares in Johnson & Johnson have plunged more than 10 percent, after Reuters reported that the USA pharmaceutical giant had known about asbestos tainting its talcum powder for decades. Johnson & Johnson knew "for decades" that their talcum baby powder contained asbestos and worked to hide it from federal regulators and the public, an investig...

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  • Johnson & Johnson reportedly knew about asbestos in baby powder, shares plunge
Johnson & Johnson reportedly knew about asbestos in baby powder, shares plunge

In response, J&J lambasted the Reuters article as "one-sided, false and inflammatory" in a statement published on its website . Reuters said it examined documents, including depositions and trial testimony, that show that from at least 1971 to the early 2000s , J&J's raw talc and finished baby powders sometimes tested positive for small a...

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  • Canadian with North Korea ties detained after Huawei arrest
Canadian with North Korea ties detained after Huawei arrest

He also dismissed concerns that the two cases are politically motivated and may have unsettled Canadians living and working in China. Reports of Spavor's disappearance began to show up on Wednesday. She stands accused of conspiring to violate US sanctions against Iran. The United States needs to make a formal extradition request within 60 days ...

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  • Us Airliner Turned Back After Human Heart Left On Board
Us Airliner Turned Back After Human Heart Left On Board

The Southwest Airlines flight had departed from Seattle and was en-route to Dallas, Texas, when the heart was located. He said the carrier made the decision to head back because it was "absolutely necessary to deliver the shipment to its destination in the Seattle area as quickly as possible".

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